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Telstra scrambles to fix triple-0 network after cable blasted by lightning strike
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 08:55

A suspected lightning strike that hit a Telstra cable in New South Wales is being blamed for outages and delays in triple-0 and other services, with t...

'I couldn't care less': Elon Musk's refusal to answer 'boring' questions sinks Tesla shares
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 06:50

The electric vehicle maker's shares slump after its boss refuses to answer "boring" Wall Street questions about the company's first-quarter earnings, ...

Triple-0 outages affecting NSW, Victoria and Western Australia after cable cut
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 04:47

Telstra says there are still intermittent interruptions to triple-0 calls in New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia after a cable was cut in ...

Courtney Barnett pushes past the buzz on much-anticipated second album
  • Fri, 04 May 2018 02:55

The singer's new record, out this month, follows the international success of her first, which saw her nominated for a Grammy and collect a handful of...

Victorian Liberals are openly defying Malcolm Turnbull
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 22:55

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is being openly defied by the Victorian Liberals to quickly settle on candidates for the next election — a delay whi...

Policeman who secretly shared sex video of colleague likely to avoid jail
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 18:45

A Sydney police officer who secretly filmed a colleague while they were having sex and shared the video with his friends is likely to avoid jail time....

Senator hits back at farm lobby groups as key Basin vote looms
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 17:02

Australia's peak farming lobby group says the Greens are not responding to discussion attempts about the Murray-Darling Basin, as key Senate vote loom...

'I'm on $100k per year, I need a bit extra': Government worker allegedly asked for bribe
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 15:18

An ACT Government employee faces court over allegations he asked a construction company for a bag of bribe money to be left in a car park in exchange ...

Chart of the day: White men dominate Archibalds winners list
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 13:09

Women artists have won Australia's top portrait prize 11 times, compared to 83 for men. Non-Caucasian artists have won none. ...

Labor calls for a complete ban on live sheep exports, wants processing locally
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 10:41

Following more revelations of the dangers of live sheep exports, the Federal Opposition now wants a complete ban on the industry. ...

Ex-boyfriend 'person of interest' in businesswoman's murder investigation
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 08:43

Cecilia Haddad's ex-boyfriend is believed to be a "person of interest" in her murder investigation, as Sydney detectives fly to Perth to interview the...

Sex parties and an $18k dinner: How an Australian was allegedly lured into US Navy's biggest fraud
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 06:45

A senior Australian Navy liaison officer allegedly shared US naval secrets in exchange for lavish dinners at five-star hotels and time with prostitute...

Justin Langer confirmed as new Australian men's cricket coach
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 04:39

Cricket Australia confirms the former Test batsman will take charge of the Australian men's team in place of Darren Lehmann, who quit after the ball-t...

'Out of touch' Liberal backbencher challenged to live on $40 a day
  • Thu, 03 May 2018 00:44

Liberal backbencher Julia Banks is challenged to live on $ 40 a day, after saying the current Youth Allowance is sufficient, and a proposal to increa...

Parents clueless about depths of teens' 'confronting' internet behaviour, survey finds
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 23:06

A former Queensland teacher who is now an online child safety advocate says parents are unaware of about 80 per cent of what their teen engages in on ...

CBA confirms loss of almost 20 million customers' financial statements
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 20:46

The Commonwealth Bank confirms it lost the historical financial records of almost 20 million customers without informing them, but insists no password...

Sophie Mirabella wins defamation case against country newspaper
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 18:49

Former Liberal frontbencher Sophie Mirabella breaks down in tears after winning a defamation case against a Victorian newspaper, which reported she pu...

Canberra to shoot extra 1,000 kangaroos, despite contraceptive trial's success
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 16:44

The ACT Government will euthanase 3,200 kangaroos in the coming cull, a substantial increase from last year, despite a successful fertility control pr...

Lost in translation: Emmanuel Macron thanks the PM's 'delicious wife'
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 14:44

In a slightly awkward end to a press conference, the French President thanks Malcolm Turnbull and his "delicious wife" Lucy for their hospitality duri...

What you wish you could find out about Grandma's nursing home
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 12:52

When you're deciding which nursing home will best care for your vulnerable elderly parent or grandparent, you'd probably like to avoid the ones with a...

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